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Probe Committee Wants Former Benue TSB Boss To Refund N195.8M

Killer Herdsmen Attack Benue Community, Kill 9 Persons

Just a few hours after bodies of victims of Abagena IDP Camp herdsmen attack were laid to rest Friday May 21, 2021, gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have, again, attacked another community in Makurdi...

Youth Groups Demand For North Central Devt. Commission, Ranching Policy

Youths under the aegis of Middle Belt Youth Organisations have called on the Federal Government to establish a North Central Development Commission for the progress of the region. The youths also added their voice to...
Fwd: Unknown Gunmen Kills District Head In Benue As Ortom Vows To Bring Perpetrators To Book V victoria ibanga to me, chinwe 5 hours agoDetails > > Section Headline North Central > Pic: Ortom > Slug: Unknown Gunmen Kill District Head In Benue As Ortom Vows To Bring Perpetrators To Book > Byline: Dooshima Hir > Tags: > > Unknown Gunmen have killed the District Head of Kundav in Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State, Chief Awua Alabar. > > Chief Alabar was killed at the early hours of Wednesday, 22nd July, 2020. > > Meanwhile, Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has condemned the killing describing it as sad. > > The Governor who stated that the incident is unacceptable, charged security operatives to find the killers and bring them to justice. > > The Governor, in a press statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Terver Akase, equally urged the people of Ukum, Katsina-Ala and other parts of Sankera to assist security agents with information that can lead to the arrest of the bandits. > > Governor Ortom says the current onslaught on criminals in that axis of the state which has decimated their strongholds and forced many of them to flee to other parts of the country, will be sustained. > > He expressed deep condolences to the family of Chief Alabar over the painful loss and prays God to grant his soul eternal rest.

Four Killed, One Missing In Renewed Attack On Benue Community

Four persons have been killed by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen in two council wards of Gwer West local government of Benue state. The Next Edition gathered that the suspected herdsmen launched attack simultaneously on...

SFTAS/BENGIS: World Bank, Benue Govt Begin Sensitization, Enumeration of Houses In Cities

Benue State Government in conjunction with the World Bank has concluded plans to begin the enumeration of houses within the urban centers in the state. Governor Samuel Ortom disclosed this on Monday at the unveiling...

Banditry: OPWS Begins 7 Days Operation In Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba States

Following continuous activities of bandits in parts of the country, the Nigerian Military has commenced a 7-day clearing operation in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States. The Next Edition reports that for the past two days,...
Insecurity: Ortom Wants FG To Allow ‘Responsible Nigerians’ Carry Sophisticated Weapons

Over 200 People Killed In Benue By Herdsmen Since January… MINDA Group

Following renewed herdsmen attacks in Benue state, a group known as MINDA Strategic  Contact Group (MSCG), has raised an alarm that over 200 people have been killed in Benue state by fulani herdsmen in...

Konshisha: ActionAid Nigeria Supports Benue Govt To Cater For 2,500 Households

Following the recent military operation in Konshisha Local Government Area in which thousands of people were displaced, ActionAid Nigeria, an NGO, has pledged to support Benue State Government by providing relief materials for 2,500...
Alleged N127.1m Fraud: Court Admits Ex-Scholarship Board Boss To N10m Bail

EFCC Arrests Four Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Makurdi

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi Zonal Office, have arrested four members of a syndicate of internet fraudsters in Makurdi, Benue State. The suspects, Gideon Damisa, Sunday James, Friday Ebosele and Okiemute Deborah,...
FG Supporting Herdsmen's Killings, Says Anambra Lawmakers

Herdsmen Ambush, Kill Farmer, Wife In Benue

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have ambushed and killed a man and his wife in Udei, Guma local government area of Benue State. The victim, identified as Mr. Igba Faga, from Mbabai council ward in...

Two Kidnapped Students Of UniAgric, Makurdi Regain Freedom

Two students of Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM), who were kidnapped last Saturday have been released, the school management has confirmed. A press statement signed by the Director of Information, Protocol and Public Relations...
Eid-el-Kabir: Ortom Felicitates With Muslims, Counsels Youths Against Negative Acts

Ortom Worried Over 1Million Refugees In Benue

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has expressed worry over the continuous stay in camp of the growing number of refugees and Internally Displaced Persons in the state. The Governor who stated this when he visited...
Benue Govt Uncovers 433 Ghost Workers In TSB, Constitutes Committee To Implement Screening Report

Slain Soldiers: Benue Security Council Arrests Four Persons, Recovers 10 Weapons

Benue State Security Council has disclosed that four persons have been arrested in connection with the killing of soldiers by bandits in Bonta Community of Konshisha Local Government Area of the state. The four persons...
2023: Ortom Tasks PDP SWC To Be Neutral

Benue Govt To Ensure Return Of Peace To Konshisha, Oju Comminities

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has said that his administration will do everything under the law to ensure that peace returns to warring communities of Konshisha and Oju Local Government Areas. Governor Ortom gave this...

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